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Study Nuclear Physics in Germany: 4 Universities with 3 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Nuclear Physics is a fascinating field centered on the particles at the heart of every atom. This discipline dives into the fundamental forces and building blocks of nature, exploring phenomena like radioactivity and nuclear reactions. Students will engage with complex topics such as quantum mechanics and particle physics, gaining an understanding of both theoretical concepts and practical applications like nuclear energy production and medical imaging. Graduating in this field, students have a spectrum of career paths to follow, from healthcare and energy sectors to space research and environmental protection, where they can play pivotal roles in driving innovation and ensuring safety.

Overview

masters
3

Study Programs in English

universities
4

Universities

ranking
4

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (4 programs for EU citizens, 3 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 1,500 per semester (4 programs for EU citizens, 1 program for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 15 and August 31

Summer Semester

between May 15 and August 31

View all 3 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Nuclear Physics

#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127

Tuition Fees

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3
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0
0

3 English Degree Programs for Nuclear Physics in Germany

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Unique and Comprehensive Physics ProgramIn-Depth Learning and Skill DevelopmentEngaging and Multicultural Academic Life
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Master the fields of theoretical and experimental physicsAcquire a Double Degree in cooperation with the Institut Polytechnique de ParisStudy at the Freie Universität Berlin - a “University of Excellence”
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Level-up your expertise in PhysicsChoose specializationObtain a double degree

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
66.7% local admission restriction (local NC)
66.7% no admission restriction
-33.4% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

33.3% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
100% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

0%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

133.3%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Nuclear Physics

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Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

TU Darmstadt

public Technical University · No. of Students: 26,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

TU Dortmund University

public Technical University · No. of Students: 32,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Ulm University

public University · No. of Students: 10,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)